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Don Tapscott in Tech on Politics Podcast
Nov25

Don Tapscott in Tech on Politics Podcast

The Internet is entering a second era. We’ve had the Internet of Information. With blockchain we’re seeing the rise of the Internet of Value. There are profound opportunities to improve the economy and also the operations of government. Download the podcast on iTunes.

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Fintech Innovation and Disruption. Blockchain Insights with Don and Alex Tapscott
Nov18

Fintech Innovation and Disruption. Blockchain Insights with Don and Alex Tapscott

Simon Cocking from Irish Tech News: Having recently reviewed their new book on Blockchain we thought it would be interesting to find out a little more about the dynamic Tapscott duo behind the book. Here is our exclusive interview with them. Read the full interview on Irish Tech...

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Blockchain Revolution German Edition
Oct28

Blockchain Revolution German Edition

Blockchain Revolution is now available in German! Co-author Don Tapscott was interviewed on German national radio to discuss blockchain. Listen to the interview on BR.de.

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Central banks urged to use blockchain for digital cash
Oct12

Central banks urged to use blockchain for digital cash

“We need to move forward and create a digital dollar,” consultant and author Don Tapscott told CyberScoop. He briefed the IMF at their annual gathering, telling them “When you can have digital cash, all kinds of wonderful things follow for the economy.” He cited a Bank of England study that suggested eliminating just 30 percent of the friction in the payments system would boost the GDP by three percent. Read the full article. (Image via DonkeyHotey /...

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Top 25 Quotes from Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott’s Blockchain Revolution
Oct12

Top 25 Quotes from Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott’s Blockchain Revolution

Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on technology and business. He has authored over 15 books including Wikinomics, The Digital Economy, and Paradigm Shift. With his son, Alex Tapscott, he recently co-authored the book Blockchain Revolution, How the Technology behind bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World. Blockchain Revolution has quickly become the leading publication on blockchain technology for beginners. One of biggest challenges to adoption of blockchain technology is education. It is a highly technical topic that one cannot fully learn and understand in one briefing, meeting or discussion. It truly takes a concerted study and because this technology is still so new, there are very few educational resources available to the public. Finally we have a book that demystifies Bitcoin and blockchain technology for the average person with or without a computer science background. Read the full article on...

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Top executives vow to facilitate healthy blockchain ecosystem
Aug31

Top executives vow to facilitate healthy blockchain ecosystem

A group of blockchain practitioners, advocates, theorists and policy experts, calling themselves the “Muskoka Group”, met at the family compound of Don and Alex Tapscott, authors of Blockchain Revolution from August 24-26th, 2016 to discuss how the blockchain ecosystem can most effectively move forward to ensure that this technology fulfills its potential. 14 executives signed the ten major recommendations and actions discussed during the meeting. These mainly focused on improving the health of blockchain ecosystem by facilitating global communication to explain the power and potential of blockchain; launching a campaign to help overcome misconceptions about the technology; launching the Blockchain Hub; taking advantage of the Linux Foundation; develop a roadmap and action plan for future government leaders; actively support the Chamber of Digital Commerce; explore launching a syndicated research program into Blockchain use cases and more. Read the full article on...

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